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4/19/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/19/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 12 tornado reports and the data is still being processed. The SPC Storms Reports graphic is … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/19/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat, labeled SIG SEVERE. To summarize the SPC:  The warm sector ahead of a shortwave trough will … Continue reading

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4/12/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/12/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 54 tornado reports and the data is still being processed.  Unfortunately, there were at least five … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/12/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat. To summarize the SPC:  An ongoing Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) that produced tornadoes overnight continues on … Continue reading

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Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, Weather: 12/21/19

I will be traveling from Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, today.  This will be day 3 of our annual Christmas trip.  We probably could have pushed a little farther last night, but there isn’t a good place to stop … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #16

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week is of a developing cumulus field ahead of a cold front. There is a clear line of thicker clouds near the MS/AL border, and a healthy cumulus field in the warm sector of … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #8

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a view of the mid-latitude cyclone that is causing the severe weather in the south. I have marked the approximate locations of the cold front (blue) and warm front (red).  The warm … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 2/23/19

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk in Dixie Alley for this afternoon. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring. The 18 Z upper air sounding from Jackson, MS, shows a rich … Continue reading

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Christmas Road Trip 2018: Day 4

Today, we will travel from Picayune, MS, to probably somewhere near Tampa, FL. We will take I-10 to I-75 for most of today’s travel. This morning has been cool, mostly sunny, yet foggy and still. The NWS in New Orleans, … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #31

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows bunches of contrails over northern Mississippi and Alabama. My favorite two contrails cross over northeastern Mississippi in the clouds.  Conditions must be perfect to get lingering contrails- the right moisture, the right … Continue reading

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